Japanese Architecture, Religious Architecture

St. Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo / Kenzo Tange

© Xia Zhi The St. Mary’s Cathedral was built in 1964 and designed by Kenzo Tange to replace the old wooden cathedral, in gothic style, burnt during wartime. Tange’s project is both Modernist and Metabolist, abstract and symbolic, bright (polished exterior) and dark (rough interior).

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